Don’t forget to book your place on The County Marathon, the two day self sufficient team backpacking and overnight camping competition. The closing date for team entries is 31 July.

This years event is held in the Black Mountains and is open to Explorer Scouts, Scout Network, Leaders & Fellowship.

It’s an ideal event for expedition practice and this year includes a non competitive and assisted category for new walkers. Teams must be between 4 and 6 in size.